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Philippines Adoption

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Philippines's National Flag This program is:  open, travel warning
Note: The U.S. State Department has issued a travel warning for parts of Mindanao.

In 2003, U.S. citizens adopted approximately 214 children from the Philippines. Children available for adoption are 11-20 months of age, as well as older children and children with special needs. These children reside in foster care and orphanages.

Travel required: Yes, if married, one parent must travel; in-country stay of approximately 5-7 days

Singles accepted: Yes
Other: Six month pre-adoptive supervised placement; adoptions are finalized in the U.S.

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Holt International Children's Services
Holt International pioneered intercountry adoption in the 1950s. Since then, with its innovative, thorough services, Holt has united over 40,000 children with adoptive families in the United States. Holt serves families with sensitivity, knowledge, integrity and professionalism. Its unique program provides direct care for children in their birth countries. The size of Holt's program helps ensure that families will be successful in adopting a child. And yet, Holt takes the time to give personal attention to each parent in the adoption process.

Wide Horizons for Children - Waltham, MA
Northeast’s largest non-profit agency, placing over 8,000 children since 1974. We offer comprehensive pre- and post-adoption services as well as birthparent counseling. We have programs in 10 countries including the U.S.

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